Author Prashant Bhardwaj

Officer Appointments/Transfers

Anu Kukreja appointed Director (Finance) in NDMA

According to an order from the Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT), she has been appointed to the post for a period of four years with effect from the date of taking over charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier

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Officer Appointments/Transfers

Sivasubramanian Ramann appointed CMD of SIDBI

Ramann was serving as the MD & CEO, National E- Governance Services Ltd.

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Politics

Seventy four percent voter turnout recorded in Kerala Assembly Election

The Kozhikode district recorded the highest turnout at 77.9 percent, while the Pathanamthitta district recorded the lowest turnout at 68.09 percent

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National

Covid-19 cases in India at an all time high with 1.07 lakh new cases

The record-breaking surge comes as the Centre on Tuesday said Covid-19 is spreading faster in the country than during the last year and cautioned that the next four weeks are "very very critical"

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National

Justice NV Ramana appointed next Chief Justice of India

Last month, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde, who is due to retire on April 23, had recommended Justice Ramana as his successor, in a letter addressed to the Ministry of Law and Justice on March 24

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Entertainment

Megastar Akshay Kumar tests positive for Covid-19

The actor is the latest Bollywood celebrity to test positive for the disease. Recently, Alia Bhatt, Aamir Khan, Kartik Aaryan, Fatima Sana Shaikh and multiple others had tested positive

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Officer Appointments/Transfers

Lt Gen Manjinder Singh takes over Chief of Staff, Western Command

During a career spanning over 34 years, he has tenanted important command appointments in varied sensitive operational sectors and high-altitude terrain

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Officer Appointments/Transfers

Former RBI Governor Urjit Patel appointed Addl Director of Britannia

Dr. Urjit Patel fulfills the criteria of independence as required under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and the Rules framed thereunder and the SEBI (LODR) Regulations, 2015, the company said

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PSU

HAL records revenue of over 22,700 cr in FY 2020-21

The FY 2020-21 was significant in terms of securing the largest-ever defence contract of 83 LCA MK-IA by an Indian company. This helped the company surpass the order book position in excess of Rs 80,000 crore, said HAL's CMD R Madhavan

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National

Vaccine more effective if gap between doses increased: Poonawalla

During an Exclusive Interview with India Today, Poonawalla said that if the second dose will be taken within a month of the first dose the efficacy will be around 70 percent, however if there is a gap of about 3 months the efficacy goes up to 90 percent

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Society

Gandhi Mandela Foundation to organize Blood donation camp

Gandhi Mandela Foundation in collaboration with Shaheed Bhagat Singh Sewa Dal is going to organize a Voluntary Blood donation camp on 4th April 2021 at Jhandewalan Temple, Karol Bagh, New Delhi. The timings of the Blood donation camp will be 9 am to 1 pm

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Officer Appointments/Transfers

Nilam Sawhney appointed new Andhra Election Commissioner

Nilam resigned as the Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister after her name was cleared by Governor Harichandan for the post of State Election Commissioner (SEC). Her resignation was accepted by the State government on 27th March, allowing Sawhney to assume office as the SEC after the end of the tenure of incumbent Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on 31st March

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